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Jobseekers suffocate in the shade of Sasol’s smokestacks

Metsimaholo municipality residents have accused the chemicals and energy company of not employing locals and of pumping toxic pollutants into the air

Motorists won’t share Sasol’s pain

Solidarity says its go-slow will cost the company millions without jeopardising essential fuel supplies

Sasolburg votes against ‘degeneration’

The industrial town, part of the contested Metsimaholo area, is seeking renewal

Maimane urges Metsimaholo community to vote ANC out once and for all

Mmusi Maimane has urged residents of the Metsimaholo municipality to kick the ANC out of power when they vote in the upcoming by-elections

Elections 2014: Politics is pointless, say Zamdela residents

Zamdela residents were angry with the government a year ago. Many say they will not vote because "politics is pointless".

Can’t touch Vaal at hammer time

An academy dedicated exclusively to one sport is not only frequented by champions, but is also producing them.

Working municipalities the true face of democracy

Local politics may be fraught with animosity, but they are essential for effective governance, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter.

Fighting for scraps in the Republic of Sasol(burg)

Sasol's intimate involvement in the Free State town's history means the company is a ghostly presence in the contemporary conflagration.

Parys complains — anonymously

Don't be fooled by the genteel silence in the quaint Free State town of Parys -- there are many unchecked emotions rumbling beneath the surface.

Sasolburg: Shifting borders at election time

The Sasolburg riots have raised questions over the timing of municipal boundary changes, and the Free State's premier is shifting the blame.

Zamdela riots force state’s hand — for now

After three days of violent protests on the streets of Zamdela the government buckled and momentarily heeded the demands of residents in the area.

Weekend 101: Beyonce hits a false note

In this week's Weekend 101 Sasolburg protests turn violent, FNB hurts ANC's feelings and Beyonce gets nailed for 'lip-synching'.

Violent Sasolburg demonstrations leave four dead

A consensus over the death toll in the Sasolburg protests has been reached, with police confirming that four people have died due to violence so far.

Police accused of looting during Sasolburg protest

A security guard has said that police also looted shops during the violent protests in Zamdela.

Free State premier throws his weight behind Sasolburg task team

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has backed the establishment of a task team to investigate the municipal demarcation issues in the province.

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